In Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists say they plan to take control of infrastructure across the region. They ignored an ultimatum from Kyiv on Monday and seized more official buildings instead.
The imminent emergence of an independent Orthodox Church in Ukraine deals a blow to Vladimir Putin's attempts to keep the country in Moscow's orbit and bruises the Russian Orthodox Church, writes Konstantin Eggert.
Three boys were killed and a fourth was injured when they accidentally triggered a mine in eastern Ukraine, separatist officials said. The children attended a school in the separatist-controlled town of Horlivka.
German and Romanian officials are attending a memorial service for the 30,000 people, mostly Ukrainian Jews, murdered on October 22-23, 1941. The massacre has been a long overlooked page of WWII history — until now.
Moscow called the high-profile killing of a pro-Russian separatist leader in Ukraine's breakaway Donetsk region "a provocation." DW spoke to experts about what the brutal murder means for long-stalled efforts at peace.
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